Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Travel guides for Massachusetts including things to do, day trips, where to stay, what to eat, festivals, holidays and packing lists!

21 Ice Skating in Boston Locations For a Perfect Winter Activity

Close up of someone in ice skates on an outdoor skating rink

Ice skating is always a blast and Boston has plenty of rinks where you can enjoy this winter-worthy activity. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, a trip to the rink with your family or friends is a great way to spend time outside, get active, and have fun. To help you plan, this […]

20 Awesome Places to Go Skiing in Massachusetts (Downhill + Cross-Country)

Close up of a skiier fixing a boot

Looking to go skiing in Massachusetts this winter? From beautiful cross-country trails to local favorite spots and the best slopes in the state, this guide covers all the top places to go for snow-filled fun! Planning more adventures? Get more recommendations for the region in our guide to skiing in New England. And check out […]

22 Christmas Markets in Boston You Can’t Miss This Festive Season

Kiss Me mistletoe arch at the Snowport Holiday Market in the Seaport Boston Massachusetts at Christmas

It’s holiday market time in Boston! We love the festive season for all the sparkling lights, beautiful decorations, and awesome ways to support local creators and producers. Check out all the best Boston Christmas markets to shop local and support community creators. There are multiple season-long holiday markets in the city, but also a number […]

Christmas Lights in Massachusetts: 21 Places with Magical Walk- or Drive-Through Light Displays

Trellis filed with Christmas lights at Christoper Columbus Park at night, Boston, MA.

Tis the season! Let’s celebrate with Christmas light displays in Massachusetts, from Boston to the Berkshires and all the small towns in between. Perfect for family-friendly fun or an ideal date night in December, twinkly lights make the darker winter days much more enjoyable. If you’re only staying in the city and don’t have a […]

22 Things to Do in New England in Winter: Seasonal Sports, Festive Fun, & Unique Events

Nubble Lighthouse in Maine lit up with festive lights for the holiday season

New England in the winter means getting outdoors for snow-covered fun and then cozying up inside to take the chill off. It’s also the festive season and New England does the holidays right! Holiday shopping is a favorite pastime, as is a Christmas stroll or big light displays. If you love the festive season, you […]

Cape Cod in Winter: 22 Festive Events, Outdoor Activities & Scenic Seasonal Places

A scenic view of Wellfleet Bay frozen over in the winter time Cape Cod Massachusetts

Cape Cod in the winter means quiet beaches where locals walk their dogs, no traffic as you’re crossing the bridge, and a milder winter weather experience than you’d get in the rest of Massachusetts. While the Cape might be a beloved summertime beach destination, it’s a hidden gem for an off-season escape. Book a Cape […]

Massachusetts in the Winter: 23 Fun Things to Do Outdoors + Cozy Indoor Escapes

A snowy owl perched on a tree stump

Massachusetts is a winter wonderland for anyone who loves snow and outdoor winter fun! From the ski slopes to the skating rinks, and holiday decorations to festive celebrations, the whole state enjoys the season. If you love cityscapes blanketed in fresh snow, Boston will steal your heart. If you prefer woodlands and rolling hills, then […]

22 Fun & Festive Things to Do this Winter in the Berkshires

A man wearing snowshoes

If you’re looking for a winter getaway that will keep you entertained from morning to night, look no further than the Berkshires in Massachusetts.  This charming corner of New England has plenty of activities to keep you busy, whether you’re into skiing and snowboarding, checking out museums and art galleries, or simply taking in the […]

New Year’s Eve in Boston: Music, Fireworks, Parties, Romantic Getaways & More

A boat lit up in the water at night with the city skyline beyond, seen from East Boston

Ring in the new year right! New Year’s Eve in Boston is the perfect place for festive fun, fireworks, romantic escapes, and so much more. While First Night is the biggest and most popular celebration in the city, there is plenty to do whatever your budget and style. Don’t love crowds? Avoid them with a […]

Christmas Lights in Boston: Light Shows, Displays & Tree Lighting

Holiday Lights at Night in Boston, MA.

One of the best ways to experience Boston during the holidays is to see some of its spectacular light displays.  During the Christmas season, many areas in and around Boston transform into a winter wonderland, complete with twinkling lights and festive decorations.  There are also plenty of wonderful Christmas markets in Boston you won’t want […]